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Name Philis - Meaning and origin


Origin of first name:

Anglo-Saxon

Meaning of the name:

From the Greek phyllis, "foliage", "green twig". The daughter of a king of Thrace, Philis (or Phyllis) was the lover of Demophon, who abandoned him. Mad with pain, she hanged herself and, after her death, the gods metamophosed it into an almond tree. No feast date known. Why not October 5 with Fleur.

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